Iranian professional climber Elnaz Rekabi landed in Tehran this morning and spoke about the recent events.
The mammoth athletes Amruta Wyssmann and Lucia Capovilla were both born without a left forearm. A fact that doesn't stop them from climbing, nor from overcoming their own limits over and over again. A conversation about creativity in climbing, competitions and inspiration.
How did the performance of the German climbing team improve significantly compared to the previous year? We spoke to Ingo Filzwieser.
In Beta's latest show on Actiontalk TV, we feature a full load of interviews. We get to know Will Bosi better and learn from Sasha DiGiulian and Anak Verhoeven how they were able to take something positive out of their injury break.
We went to the Petzl Roctrip for you, spoke to the pros, checked out the climbing area and provided impressions of the event.
On his third attempt, the weather, conditions and physical and mental condition were perfect. On March 21, the professional alpinist David Göttler reached the summit of Mount Everest solo and without additional oxygen. A conversation about risk management, expectations and inspection styles.
In the nineteenth edition of BETA, we talk to Sébastien Bouin about the world's second 9c sport climbing route. The Frenchman made the first ascent of DNA in the Verdon Gorge on April 29, 2022. Assessing the route was not easy for Bouin, as he reveals in an interview.
Jakob Schubert is back. After a World Cup break, the 31-year-old is attacking again in Salt Lake City. There are two bouldering decisions on the program this weekend and next. In an interview, the Olympic bronze medalist reveals why he traveled to the USA with good memories, what goals he has for Salt Lake City, how he plans his "Road to Paris" and why the route to the 2024 Olympic Games is not only via Munich, but also the most difficult rock routes in the world.
Where the midlife crisis begins for others, he draws 8c. A conversation with the Valais boulderer Théo Chappex about his latest feat Ten Criminals, how he deals with long-term projects and his recipe for success, at almost forty he still climbs like a man in his mid-twenties.
The book author, museum curator and retired alpinist Reinhold Messner on wives, fathers and friends as mountain partners, the abuse of the word camaraderie - and envy as a companion.
The rumor mill was seething at the beginning of the year. Alexander Megos parted with numerous sponsors. Where is he going Why is he leaving his longstanding sponsors? Today it is clear where the journey was going: To Petzl. We talked to Alexander about his motivations and life as a professional climber.
A few days ago the Scotsman Will Bosi succeeded in repeating the Mutation route in the Peak District. This is the first repetition of the route since Steve McClure's first free ascent 23 years ago. Will Bosi upgrades the route in terms of difficulty. Once again the question arises: Do the history books have to be rewritten?
A few days ago, Yannick Glatthard from the Bernese Oberland managed to climb the legendary Greenspit crack route in the Valle dell'Orco. In an interview with LACRUX, Yannick reveals what the ascent means to him and whether crack climbing gloves change the style of the route.
In an exclusive conversation with Roger Schäli, we talk about the North6 project and his future plans.
In an interview with LACRUX, Matilda Söderlund reveals how she became aware of the Parzival route, how she prepared for the tour and what the greatest challenges were for her.